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Henni Alftan

Born 1979, Helsinki, Finland
Lives and works in Paris, France

EDUCATION

2004

MFA, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris, DNSAP, Paris

2001

Exchange student at The Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh

2001

BFA, Ecole Pilote Internationale d’Art et de Recherche de la Villa Arson, DNAP

Selected Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

2019

Studiolo, Milan

2018

TM-Galleria, Helsinki, Horizon

2017

Galerie Claire Gastaud, Clermont-Ferrand, France, One Sweet Moment
Z Gallery Arts, Vancouver, Shadows in the Mirror

2016

Galleria Sculptor, Helsinki, The Missing Picture
Iconoscope, Montpellier, France, Entrevu

2015

Forum Box Monttu, Helsinki, Enlighten

2014

Galerie Claire Gastaud, Clermont-Ferrand, France

2013

Galerie Anhava Studio, Helsinki

2012

Galleria Huuto Viiskulma, Helsinki, Série noire

2011

Gallery Artists’s Studio, Helsinki, Two Shadows

2007

Galerie de la Ferronerie, Paris, Henni Alftan & Susanna Majuri, Histoires singulières

2006

Pollen/Monflanquin, France, L’art de s’echapper
Les Bains Douches, DAC Antibes, France

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019

Karma, New York, Henni Alftan, Matt Hilvers, Ruth Ige, Andrew Sim
Galerie Claire Gastaud, Clermont-Ferrand, France, Collection 7

2018

Galerie Claire Gastaud, Clermont-Ferrand, France, A Desired World-contemporary drawings
Kajaani Art Museum, Kajaani Finland, The Vexi Salmi Collection
Galerie Detais, Paris, Rêver deux printemps
Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa, Finland, People in Focus; works from the Heino foundation collection
Galerie Henri Chartier, Lyon, J’aime, by Marion Bataillard

2017

Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Finland, Color and Form – works from the Vexi Salmi collection
Musée des beaux-arts de Brest, France, Les retrouvailles, by Guillaume Pinard
Musée des Beaux-arts de Dole, France, Peindre, dit-elle- Chap.2, curated by Annabelle Ténèze, Julie Crenn & Amélie Lavin

2016

Galerie Claire Gastaud, Clermont-Ferrand, France, J’ai des doutes, est-ce que vous en avez?, curated by Julie Crenn
Galleria Lapinlahti, Helsinki, Virus
Lappeenranta Art Museum, Lappeenranta, Frenzy of collecting; Works from the Veksi Salmi Collection

2015

Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki, Cinematic Senses, curated by Ville Laaksonen
Galerie Claire Gastaud, Clermont-Ferrand, France, Collection 6
Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, Shift In The Shadows; Works from the Collection

2014

Villa Emerige, Paris, Voyageurs, The nominees for Révélations Emerige, curated by Gaël Charbau
Galerie Claire Gastaud, Clermont-Ferrand, France, Collection 5
Lahti Museum of Art, Lahti, Finland, Intohimona taide; Works from the Vexi Salmi collection

2013

Purnu Art Center, Orivesi, Finland, Effect, curated by Petri Eskelinen
le 6b, Saint-Denis, France, Un rembrandt comme planche à repasser
Lahti Museum of Art, Lahti, Finland, Valon houkutus- Allure of Light

2012

le 6b, Saint-Denis, France, Moite, one-night-show, curated by Maxime Thieffine
Fotographic center Nykyaika, TR1 Kunsthalle, Tampere, Finland, Present ruins, curated by Harri Laakso, Anni Venäläinen & Anna Jensen
Backslash Gallery, Paris, Family & Friends

2011

Backslash Gallery, Paris, Le royaume et l’exil, curated by Gaël Charbau

2009-2011

Biennale Itinérant de la Jeune Création Européenne; Montrouge, France, Museu Municipal Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso, Amarante, Portugal, Tecla Sala Art Center, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain, Villa Croce & Sala Dogana, Genova, Italy, Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, Austria, Pecs Art Exhibition Hall, Hungary, Bratislava City Gallery, Bratislava,Slovakia, Klapeida Exhibition Hall, Lithuania

2009

La Maladrerie, Auberviliers, MOHLL’148/homestudioshow, curated by Florentine & Alex Lamarche-Ovize Galerie de la Ferronnerie, Paris, Hauts en couleurs, curated by Pia Setälä
Montrouge, France, 54e Salon d’art contemporain de Montrouge, curated by Stéphane Corréard

2008

Galerie de la Ferronnerie, Paris, L’oeil de Poisson

2007

Parcours Contemporain, Fontenay-le-Comte, A la surface de l’eau

2005

Galerie Alain Le Gaillard, Paris, L’oeil du touriste, Paris for ever, curated by Jeanne Truong
Galerie Frédéric Giroux, Paris, L’oeil du touriste, La Tour Eiffel n’a jamais été aussi belle, curated by Jeanne Truong
Galerie Passage de Retz, Paris, Première Vue, curated by Michel Nuridsany

2004

Espace Console & Galerie Pitch, Paris, L’instant d’avant
Musée Zadkine, Paris, Valse

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Helsinki Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland 
Amos Rex Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art – Swanljung collection, Vaasa, Finland
Hämeenlinna Museum of Art- Vexi Salmi collection, Hämeenlinna, Finland
Heino art foundation Finland
Collection Clérmont Métropole, France

FRAC (Fond regional d’art contemporain) Limousin, France

AWARDS

Stina Krooks stiftelse, Finland
Frame Finnish fund for art exchange, Finland
Arts Promotion Center Finland, Finnish State
Swedish Cultural Foudation in Finland, Svenska Kulturfonden
Young Artist Grant, Finnish Art Society
Finnish Fund for Culture, Suomen Kulttuurirahasto
Alfred Kordelin foundation, Finland
Kone foundation, Finland
Oskar Öflund foundation, Finland
Pollen Association des Artistes en Résidence à Moflanquin, France
prize, Prix Diamond, Ensb-a, France
CNASEA, Délégation régionale Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France
Nominated for prix Révélations Emerige 2014, France
CNAP- soutien à la première exposition, France
CNAP- soutien à la première publication, France

RESIDENCIES

Gyeongju International Residency Art Festival, Gyeongju Arts Center, South Korea International Studio and Curatorial Program, The Finnish Institute, New York Lietsalo-project studio of Finnish Artists’ Studio Foundation, Helsinki
Salzburg Kunstverein, Künstlerhaus, Austria
Kone foundation, at Saari manor, Finland
Pollen Association des Artistes en Résidence à Moflanquin, France

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